How to use Might – Should – Would Have (Easy Grammar)

For some of my private and company students in Japan, might have/should have English grammar can be confusing. Let me share a lesson I made to help explain these phrases, and I also added the expression would have. I hope this post is helpful for you and be sure to leave a comment below before you go! Video at the …

Talk using real English (Easy AUDIO Pt. 3)

Let’s talk using real English! In this blog post we will answer the following questions: What is a tourist attraction? What does the phrasal verb “light up” mean? How are waterfalls used to generate (make) electricity? Audio A If we want to talk using real English we need to have a real story to talk about. We can practice today …

Learn English easily with a story (Canada trip Pt.2)

In today’s post, we will learn more English with part 2 of my Canada trip story. We’ll start by learning some vocabulary to describe the place we live or a place we visit. Audio A (If you haven’t read part 1 yet, click HERE!) New English vocabulary from the story Urban vs rural (city vs countryside) Urban is an adjective …

Learn English with a story with great AUDIO (Pt.1)

Audio Intro In August 2017 I visited my family in Canada for 3 weeks. (I live in Tokyo now) I wrote 3 stories about my trip as a way to teach my newsletter subscribers, they could use my story to learn some natural English. In 2019 made these 3 stories into 3 blog posts so my blog readers can learn …

Learn the difference between HOPE and WISH (Improve vocabulary)

The difference between HOPE and WISH Do you know the difference between HOPE and WISH? These two words can be easy to confuse for non-native speakers, but don’t worry, I’m here to help you! My post will explain with lots of natural examples. Clear definitions are good. Natural examples that you can really use are great! HOPE hope verb – …

How to use Although Though Even Though (w/Video)

In English grammar, the words Although, Though, and Even Though are often used as conjunctions. What is a conjunction? I’m glad you asked! Conjunctions  Conjunctions join words, phrases or sentences. And, but, etc. are examples of conjunctions. I bought some apples and bananas at the store. The conjunction and joins the words apples and bananas telling you what I bought. I like apples, …

Have or Have got? Easy English Grammar (50+ examples!)

HAVE and HAVE GOT mean the same thing when you are talking about owning something, holding something or relationships. He has $20 in his wallet. He has got $20 in his wallet. *Remember the verb HAVE changes to HAS for the third person singular.He has / She has / It has We use the auxiliary verb DO to make a …

So and Such – English Grammar (video + free PDF download)

So and Such – English Grammar To learn this English Grammar let’s look at the meaning of So and Such. At the bottom of this post, you can download a FREE 14-page PDF of this blog post. Study anytime, online, or offline. SO means very; extremely or to some high degree or level. “Patricia is so nice. I really like …

Learn REAL English (custom PDFs, coupons + more)

More English.Better English. New and updated English blog posts, VIDEOs, custom PDFs, and more… And it’s FREE Get 5 awesome English PDFs right away to get you started. See, Watch, and Look at PDFEnglish Adjectives Fact or Opinion? PDF Hasn’t VS. Doesn’t Have PDFPresent Perfect Continuous PDFVerbs with prepositions TO + AT PDF  *Each PDF supports an English blog post, use …

Reported speech English grammar (Learn quickly with Video)

Reported speech English grammar Direct quote Kyle said, “I will be busy tonight.” Sharing information Kyle said he will be busy tonight. We use reported speech to share information that we heard from another person or information that we got from TV, newspaper, Internet etc. This English grammar is very common in English conversation. There are two ways to use …